at the Lake Biwa Museum, Japan

Robin James Smith

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A sketch of the freshwater ostracod Limnocythere kamiyai. Click on the image for next one in the series.

A sketch of a female Limnocythere kamiyai, demonstrating its lifestyle. It lives in Lake Biwa in the top few millimeters of sandy sediment at shallow depths. The fish is a bluegill sunfish, an omnivorous invasive species from north America. The image was drawn for a Japanese language children's publication produced by the Lake Biwa Museum. (Click on the image to view the next one in the series.)